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Talking about nuclear war

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With debate over the development of nuclear power beginning to heat up, Saskatchewan seems on the brink of a nuclear war of words. The issue came to centre stage last year when the Canadian nuclear power company Bruce Power indicated it was investigating the prospects for developing a commercial-size nuclear reactor in northwestern Saskatchewan. In fall 2008, the Saskatchewan Party established the Uranium Development Partnership, a 12 person panel created to advise the government on potential strategies for developing the uranium industry in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan currently produces approximately 30 per cent of the world's uranium supply. The UDP argues that this gives the province a comparative advantage in entering some other areas of the uranium industry.

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